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4.1: Art Journals , circa 1973-2009

There are 126 "art journals" created by Janice Lowry between 1973 and 2009 and three abandoned journals. She kept journals for most of her adult life, averaging about four per year. They include written text and visual imagery in the form of sketches, paintings, and collage in widely varied mediums. She glued in some of her children's artwork, and let them draw directly in her journals. She added slips of loose papers with notes, phone numbers, studies, plans, diagrams, and pockets of loose papers, letters, photographs, and objects. Some pages are collaged with ephemera such as ticket stubs, pictures, newspaper clippings, receipts, appointment cards, IDs, comics, cards, maps, and bills. Inserted are many articles about crime, politics, and death, as well as newspaper adverts for art shows. She often included definitions, quotes, things she had recently learned, and notes for lesson plans. Other objects and materials were used in the artwork, such as fabric, graph paper, sewing patterns, measuring tape, string, stickers, glitter, tape, stamps, and pieces cut out of a dictionary. She also included dried flowers, butterfly wings, leaves, and seeds. Topics include travel, thoughts, lists, dreams, finances, critiques, correspondence, timelines, and her relationship with her mother. Lowry also created storyboard journal entries, combining small, square sketches with commentary.
Journals were named and numbered by Lowry and are arranged in chronological order.
Description Container Select
Journal 1, undated
3
1
Journal 2, 1973-1974
3
2
Journal 3, 1976
3
3
Journal 4a, 1977
3
4
Journal 4, 1977
3
5
Journal 5, 1977
3
6
Journal 6, 1977
3
7
Journal 7, 1977
3
8
Journal 8, 1977
3
9
Journal 9, 1978-1979
3
10
Journal 10a, 1978
3
11
Journal 10, 1978
3
12
Journal 11, 1978
3
13
Journal 12, 1978
3
14
Journal 13, 1978
4
1
Journal 14, 1978
4
2
Journal 15, 1979
4
3
Journal 16, 1979
4
4
Journal 17, 1979
4
5
Journal 18, 1979
4
6
Journal 19, 1979
4
7
Journal 20, 1979
4
8
Journal 21, 1980
4
9
Journal 22, 1980
4
10
Journal 23, 1980
4
11
Journal 24, 1980
4
12
Journal 25, 1981
4
13
Journal 26, 1981
4
14
Journal 27, 1981
5
1
Journal 28, 1981
5
2
Journal 29, 1982
5
3
Journal 30, 1982
5
4
Journal 31, 1982
5
5
Journal 32, 1982
5
6
Journal 33, 1983
5
7
Journal 34, 1983
5
8
Journal 35, 1983
5
9
Journal 36, 1983-1984
5
10
Journal 37, 1984
5
11
Journal 38, 1984
5
12
Journal 39, 1984
6
1
Journal 40, 1984-1985
6
2
Journal 41, 1985
6
3
Journal 42, 1985
6
4
Journal 43, 1985
6
5
Journal 44, 1986
6
6
Journal 45, 1986
6
7
Journal 46, 1986
6
8
Journal 47, 1986-1987
6
9
Journal 48, 1987
6
10
Journal 49, 1987
6
11
Journal 50, 1987
7
1
Journal 51, 1988
7
2
Journal 52, 1988
7
3
Journal 53, 1988
7
4
Journal 54, 1988
7
5
Journal 55, 1988-1989
7
6
Journal 56, 1989
7
7
Journal 57, 1989
7
8
Journal 58, 1989
7
9
Journal 59, 1989
7
10
Journal 60, 1990
7
11
Journal 61, 1990
8
1
Journal 62, 1990
8
2
Journal 63, 1991
8
3
Journal 64, 1991
8
4
Journal 65, 1991
8
5
Journal 66, 1992
8
6
Journal 67, 1992
17
1
Journal 68, 1992-1993
8
8
Journal 69, 1993
8
9
Journal 70, 1993
8
10
Journal 71, 1993
8
11
Journal 72, 1994
9
1
Journal 73, 1994
17
2
Journal 74, 1994
17
3
Journal 75, 1995
17
4
Journal 76, 1995
9
2
Journal 77, 1995-1996
9
3
Journal 78, 1996
9
4
Journal 79, 1996-1997
9
5
Journal 80, 1997
9
6
Journal 81, 1997
9
7
Journal 82, 1997
9
8
Journal 83, 1998
9
9
Journal 84, 1998
9
10
Journal 85, 1998
10
1
Journal 86, 1999
10
2
Journal 87, 1999
10
3
Journal 88, 2000
10
4
Journal 89, 2000
10
5
Journal 90, 2000
10
6
Journal 91, 2001
10
7
Journal 92, 2001
10
8
Journal 93, 2001
10
9
Journal 94, 2001
11
1
Journal 95, 2002
11
2
Journal 96, 2002
11
3
Journal 97, 2002
11
4
Journal 98, undated
11
5
Journal 99, 2003
11
6
Journal 100, 2003
11
7
Journal 101, 2003
12
1
Journal 102, 2003
12
2
Journal 103, 2004
12
3
Journal 104, 2004
12
4
Journal 105, 2004
12
5
Journal 106, 2004
12
6
Journal 107, 2004
12
7
Journal 108, 2005
13
1
Journal 109, 2005
13
2
Journal 110, 2005
13
3
Journal 111, 2005
13
4
Journal 112, 2006
13
5
Journal 113, 2006
13
6
Journal 114, 2006
13
7
Journal 115, 2006
14
1
Journal 116, 2007
14
2
Journal 117, 2007
14
3
Journal 118, 2007
14
4
Journal 119, 2007
14
5
Journal 120, 2007
18
16
Journal 121, 2008
18
17
Journal 122, 2008
18
18
Journal 123, 2008
18
19
Journal 124, 2009
19
1
Journal 125, 2009
19
2
Journal 126, 2009
19
3
Abandoned Journal 97, 2002
19
4
Abandoned Journal 106, 2004
19
5
Abandoned Journal 110, 2005
19
6

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